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Lee Fullerton


Lee Fullerton is the transitional interim pastor until Bishop Sue appoints a new pastor at Annual Conference in June. Lee retired from the Embry Hills UMC in June 2015, his last appointment after forty-three years of ministry in rural, county seat, urban, suburban, and college congregations. Ten of those years were spent in extension ministry as a clinical chaplain in mental health and substance abuse treatment facilities. Lee and his wife Karen, who is the North Georgia Conference Benefits Officer, have three adult children, three grandsons and one granddaughter. Lee can be contacted by email: or by texting or calling his mobile phone: 770-598-0525

Brittney Jaynes

Director of Worship & Music Ministries

Brittney Jaynes grew up in Conyers, GA and graduated from Rockdale County High School in 2002. She then went on to pursue music at Berry College and in 2006, she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor's in Music Education. She is going into her eleventh year of teaching music and has previously taught at Morrow Middle School, Conyers Middle School, and currently teaches music and chorus at the Waldorf School of Atlanta. Brittney also previously worked as the Children's Choir Director at Morningside Presbyterian Church and most recently was the Associate Director of Music at Snellville United Methodist Church for the past six years. She is excited and blessed to continue her spiritual leadership through music at University Heights United Methodist Church.

Ryan Runager

Minister to Children & Youth

Nicole Sinkler

Office Manager

Nicki grew up in the Decatur Area. She attended Glenn Memorial Pre-School, Fernbank Elementary, and Druid Hills High School. She attended Oxford College in Oxford, GA for two years and then transfered to Georgia State University where she studied Early Childhood Education. Nicki's previous jobs include Retail Merchandise Manager & Buyer for an organizational company, merchandising for Levitz furniture, serving on the Laurel Ridge PTA Board as Co-President, and serving on the Pangborn Swim & Tennis Courts Board for two years as Secretary and two years as President. Nicki started with us on August 6th and has enjoyed all the well wishes and support from Church Staff and its Members. Nicki is married to Scott Sinkler and they have three children, Conrad - 18, Eric - 15, and Kaitlin - 12. They have lived in the neighborhood for 12 years and love the community and friends they have made here.

Michelle Brethauer

P.A.T.H. Director

David Maxson


David was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. He has worked for UHUMC for 6 years. He is married to Pam and they have two children, Honour and Richard (Brooks). He enjoys working on challenging projects.

Connie Heath

Church Nursery

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